Not all efforts to influence public policy meet the definition of lobbying, so 501(c)(3) organizations can play a significant advocacy role while still staying within their annual lobbying limits. This fact sheet outlines the types of decisions that are designed to influence federal, state and local agency rules (including school boards), executive orders, and regulations.
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Bolder Advocacy Blog
Posted by Susan Rhea on June 13, 2017
Has your organization just started to engage in lobbying? Are you wondering how you can be most effective when lobbying your representatives? Bolder Advocacy has a new resource for organizations that are new to lobbying.